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Welk Resort San Diego

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Alabama, New York
Reviewed 3 July 2015

We stayed at our timeshare this week and was very pleased with accommodations & appearance of the property. We had a unit below us that had over 50 people partying into the late hours with loud foul language, breaking of glass, and smashing of furniture. After 2 encounters with security, the party finally settled down at 5 a.m. We thank...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

jimmy204, I appreciate you positive comments. I apologize for the activities from some of our resort guests that might have marred your stay. We will certainly be looking into whom those guests were to hold them accountable. I will pass your thoughts on in regards to our pool temperature. Thank you choosing to stay with us and for taking the...

Vanderhoof, BC
Reviewed 2 July 2015

Other than coming for the first time at a busy time of year, my stay here was excellent. It was quiet, comfortable and they even provided salt and pepper (something that is a toss up for whether to bring or buy). The property is well maintained. The only frustration is that any of their 'specials' are based on my husband...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

jbccVanderhoof, I am happy to hear you enjoyed your vacation here at Welk Resort San Diego. Thank you for taking the time to post your review.

Reviewed 2 July 2015

We've stayed at a lot of timeshares and this one is nice. There's also a lot of activities to do at the resort. But the best thing was the magicians on Wednesday night - the kids totally loved it and they even got to be involved a bit in the show. So cool! This was the show: Wel Illusions: Illusionist...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Kristin B, I have to agree with you. The Wednesday Illusions show is pretty awesome. It is great to hear you and your family had a excellent vacation here at Welk. We hope to have you back again!

Los Angeles
Reviewed 1 July 2015

First, full disclosure, we are timeshare owners here and have been vacationing here for over 15 years, I was surprised to see some aggressive one star reviews due to a particular issue. Not to minimize the issue's or concerns in any way shape or form however I can't see how this resort could ever earn a one star review. If...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

ganon, I appreciate you taking the time to put together the details in your review. Thank you for being a Welk owner. You give our future guests a good idea of what to expect when staying at our resort. We look forward to you and your family returning for another excellent family vacation in the near future.

New Jersey
Reviewed 1 July 2015

On the whole, the resort has a very Kellerman's from Dirty Dancing feel. There is an entire range of activities scheduled throughout each day.There is no need to leave the resort, you could spend a whole week there and have plenty keep you occupied. We used the resort as our base camp so we didn't partake of the activities, though...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Saphira30, I appreciate the excellent review and the detail you provided on our resort and its amenities. I am glad you found Welk Resort San Diego to be very relaxing. Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We look forward to you returning in the future and having a chance to enjoy our resort activities.

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 30 June 2015

I would not use Welk Resort as a hotel for a relaxing weekend. Their management rules are inflexible. It's their way or no way. Ifound the 10:00 a.m. sharp checkout time particularly annoying on a Sunday. Also, I was attending a wedding that began at 4:00 p.m., but the management would not let me into any guest room to change...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear your stay with us was less than perfect. We will try to accommodate every guest request. We do have more than 700 villas and there will be times our check-in desk may be crowded. I apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.

Diamond Bar, California
Reviewed 28 June 2015

I went to casino night at harmony hill rec center on Thursday 6/25 where I met Sofia Johnson. She was a great blackjack dealer and I had a lot of fun because of her. I saw her the next day at the Broadway rec center where she seemed exited to see me she really made me feel welcome at this...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

JesseDicken, I appreciate you taking the time to post your review. I will be sure to pass the word along about how well Sophia took care of you. Thank you for your excellent review.

Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

This is going to be as fair a review as I can give. The positive is that the grounds are very nice, especially if you love golf. The pools were also great, offering splash pads, slides and a salt water pool. Now for the experience: There was a small ant infestation in our room, along with a spider and silver...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Chavezmelo, Thank you for staying here at the Welk Resort and taking the time to post a review. I am glad to hear you enjoyed our pools and recreation areas. We apologize that your stay was less than perfect, we appreciate your letting us know some of the challenges you experienced during your stay. As in most rural resort locations,...

San Mateo, California
Reviewed 24 June 2015

We took my sister and her family to this fabulous resort, so there were six of us, and when our daugher drove down with our two grandchildren, we had nine. Plenty of space. The property is immaculate. Our villa was just amazing. Large and spacious living space, two distinct bedrooms with their own bathrooms. Great and fully stocked kitchen and...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

415Mark650, Thank you your excellent review. it is great to hear your family had a chance to enjoy their vacation together hear at Welk Resort San Diego. Thank you for sharing your vacation experience. I appreciate you highlighting our resort activities and amenities. We hope to have you and your family back for another excellent vacation in the future.

Reviewed 22 June 2015

My family has owned one week every year for almost as long as I can remember. I loved in when I was younger and ask I grew older, I enjoyed it less and less. But this year, things really turned around. One of the highlights was absolutely the wonderful activitiies staff. The first night we came in I met the...

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Hutch F, Director of Consumer Affairs at Welk Resort San Diego, responded to this review

Alyssa C, Thank you for sharing your experience. I will be sure to pass your thoughts on to our Chief Fun Officer in regards to our activities team. It is great to hear you and your family get to enjoy our resort on an annual basis. I appreciate you giving our future guests an idea of what to look forward...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Internet
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Court
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welk Resort San Diego is a Southern California vacation all suite/villa destination Resort and Water Park offering couples and families the ultimate San Diego getaway experience. Just minutes from world famous destinations San Diego Zoo's Safari Park (20 minutes), LEGOLAND (25 minutes), San Diego Zoo (40 minutes), San Diego Gaslamp District (35 minutes), SeaWorld (40 minutes) Temecula wineries, area casinos, and some of the most beautiful beaches (30 minutes) in the world! Welk Resorts offers luxurious and spacious one and two bedroom villa suites, with panoramic views of golf courses or surrounding mountains. Villas include sitting and dining areas, complete kitchens with full cookware and dishware, patios or balconies, and complimentary WiFi access. Parking is complimentary and there are no resort fees. Guests will experience casual dining at Canyon Grille restaurant or Pizza Hut Express, fun in the sun at Five Clubhouses featuring one colossal pool and seven large pools & 8 spas, two water slides, two kids' splash pads and playgrounds, table games, catch and release fishing pond, hourly planned activities for all age groups, new for 2016 state of the art fitness center, lighted tennis courts, and a relaxing round of golf on one of two 18 hole golf courses. The Welk Resort Theatre is home to top-notch talent performing Broadway style musicals and starring in comedy and variety shows, including tribute bands. During the Summer are music festivals at the Welk Amphitheatre on the Greens. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Welk Resort San Diego

Address: 8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026
Region: United States > California > Escondido
Price Range: $261 - $640 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Welk Resort San Diego 3.5*
Number of rooms: 75
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Welk Hotel Escondido
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